Geothermal Energy

Geothermal systems use renewable energy resources that are efficient and environmentally friendly. Not only does it replace the use of fossil fuels and reduces air pollutants by a huge number, but adopting this mechanism can help reduce your energy bill by 30 to 70 percent.

Listed below are other reasons why geothermal is beneficial:

Safe, Quiet and Invisible

Geothermal systems do not produce carbon emissions, henceforth there is no risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. There are also no flames or large tanks that could explode. Additionally, there are no separate and noisy electrical hobs, outdoor equipment or fans. In fact, geothermal systems are quieter than furnaces. They also require smaller mechanical rooms compared to other HVAC systems and do not require any complicated temperature control systems, high-volume fans or duct work.


Not only in the installation in new homes guaranteed to be 10% less than other fuel sources, but your energy bill will also be lower. Hot water is also produced through the system at no extra charge. Moreover, as geothermal systems are an efficient cooling technology, they can offer cost savings in cooling conditions even at peak demand times when compared to conventional systems. Maintenance costs are also cheaper, and grants and rebates as well as federal and provincial incentives are present for those installing geothermal systems.


Burning fuel emits harmful emissions into the environment. Geothermal systems, however are environmentally friendly as they use the Earth's natural heat. In fact, Ground Source Heat Pump systems are considered the most energy-efficient heating, cooling and water heating systems, because move heat instead of creating it, thus decreasing energy use. In addition, it's factory-sealed refrigeration systems, which do not require any recharging creates a minimal affect on the o-zone layer. In addition, it's loop system requires no external venting thus creating less air pollution.

Reliable and Guaranteed

Geothermal systems last twice as long as conventional systems. They provide superior indoor air quality and uniform temperature control throughout your home. A decentralized design means that in any case of equipment failure, the only affected zone is where the equipment is located. Moreover, geothermal systems are much more reliable when you consider the constantly rising oil prices.

How It Works

Geothermal energy is the process of heating and cooling indoor spaces by transferring the hot or cold energy stored underground. The temperature 6ft below the earth’s surface is constant at 50°F or 10°C throughout the year, and geothermal energy uses the sub-surface temperature of the earth to provide heating and cooling.

Geothermal systems move this energy using a heat pump to move an environmentally-friendly fluid through a series of buried pipes, and then distributing it throughout the building. Very little electricity is used to move the fluid and drive the heat pump for the production of cool air and no fuel is burnt to produce heat.

A bonus of the geothermal system is the production of hot water as a by-product, which can be used for multiple purposes.

Geothermal Heat Pump: A geothermal heat pump is a piece of equipment that uses ground or ground water to source thermal energy to heat a building or as a thermal energy sink to cool a building. Ground source heat pumps are also known as geothermal heat pumps.


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